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Link British Museum collections database

A searchable catalogue of over two million objects held by the museum, including many full colour images. The collection ranges from World...

Prehistory, Palaeolithic, Mesolithic, Neolithic, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Roman, Greek, Classical, New World, Anglo-Saxon, Medieval, Post-Medieval, artefacts, coins, Roman coins, Sculpture, Britain, Europe, World view

This podcast is Part 3 of a 3-part Introduction to Section 6B - 49: Cicero, Caelius and the Approach of Civil War. It describes the events leading...

Roman, Cicero, Caesar, Pompey, Crassus, Civil War view

This podcast is Part 2 of a 3-part Introduction to Section 6B - 49: Cicero, Caelius and the Approach of Civil War. It describes Cicero's dealings...

Roman, Cicero, Catiline, Clodius view
Image collection Nero, Nero

Here we have Nero's official image. Suetonius lists the physical characteristics of Nero as follows: Height: average; Body: pustular and...

Ancient history, Nero, Classics, Numismatics, Emperors, Latin, Roman, Roman coins view
Link Digital Roman Forum

Digital reconstruction of the Roman Forum as it would have looked in 400 CE.


Rome, Roman, urban, city, monuments, Architecture, Sculpture view
Link English Place Names

An authoritative guide to the interpretation of the names of England's cities, towns, villages, farms and fields from the University of Nottingham...

Place names, Landscape, Anglo saxon, Roman, History view
Link Exploring a Romano-African city: Thugga

From Rome to Pompeii and Ephesus the excavation of Roman remains is well known, but what of Roman remains in Africa? This learning unit looks at...

Africa, Thugga, Pompeii, Roman, Classical, sites, artefacts, Cultural Identity view
Course From Civilisation to Barbarism? Western Britain in the Early Middle Ages

Did collapse, crisis, and ‘Celtic’ culture characterise post-Roman western Britain? How Roman was ‘British’ society during the 5th - 7th centuries...

Archaeology, Early Medieval, Dark Age, Celtic, Roman, Hillforts, 5th century, 6th century, 7th century, Early Middle Ages, Early Christian, History, Late Antiquity, Cultural Identity, Ethnic Identity, Anglo-Saxon, Celtic Studies, Social Identity, Material Culture, Household Archaeology, Romano-British, Byzantine, Migration Period view
Link House of Menander, Pompeii

Searchable database of some 2000 artefacts found in the insula of Menander, including over 1000 photographs and 583 drawings.



Classical, Roman, Pompeii, artefacts, sites view
Link Illustrated history of the Roman Empire

Solid overview of the Roman Empire (though no references to sources) and interactive maps.

Emperors, Year of the Four Emperors, Rome, Roman, urban, Classical view
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